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The Center for Systems Biology of Enteropathogens provides a microbiology search engine to locate complex processes of microbes, organisms, and pathogens.



"WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway—accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals."


All the Virology on the WWW: "All the Virology on the WWW seeks to be the best single site for Virology information on the Internet. We have collected all the virology related Web sites that might be of interest to our fellow virologists, and others interested in learning more about viruses."


ASM Journals: Use the High Wire hosted Journals Search Engine to locate full-text articles or abstracts by title or alphabetical link list. Some articles are available online on a pay-per-article basis.


BioScience and Natural Resources Library: The Librarians at the Marian Koshland B&NR Library(UC Berkeley) have evaluated and selected these sites for their importance in the biological sciences and natural resources. Some of these links are to publicly available websites.


Biosciences Virtual Library: A categorical guide to subject headings in biosciences prepared by the WWW Virtual Library.


Chemical Elements: An Online Interactive Periodical Table of the Elements.


CiteSeer: A research index to digitized scientific documents and other literature sponsored by The National Science Foundation and Nasa. Search capability provided by Google and hosted by Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology.


CMS Molecular Biology Resource: "A compendium of electronic and Internet-accessible tools and resources for Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Evolution, Biochemistry, and Biomolecular Modeling."


DMOZ Open Directory Project/Microbiology: Subject search engine providing specific links to selected and edited guides on the web.


Entrez Life Sciences Search Engine: A specialized search engine developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Use this search method to locate specific resources in the life sciences.


ExPASy Life Science Directory: This directory offers extensive links to protein databases, including links to protein sequence, 3D structure and 2D-gel analytical tools.


Google Directory/Microbiology: Categorical directory to microbiological sciences.


Infectious Diseases / Bacterial Diseases, Hardin MD: Hardin MD was first launched in 1996, as a source to find the best lists, or directories, of information in health and medicine. Further information is available through the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa Libraries.


Jena Library of Biological Macromolecules: " The Jena Library of Biological Macromolecules (JenaLib) is aimed at a better dissemination of information on three-dimensional biopolymer structures with an emphasis on visualization and analysis, providing access to all structure entries deposited at the Protein Data Bank (PDB) or at the Nucleic Acid Database (NDB)."


MathMol Library: A very extensive molecular database that provides 3D images to 100's of molecular structures.


MedBioWorld: "MedBioWorld™, the largest medical and bioscience information resource and reference site on the Internet, which provides access to medical and bioscience journals, associations, databases and other medical resources, with more than 35,000 active links. MedBioWorld was founded in Austria as Science.komm by Dr. Mark Brownlow."


Medscape: "Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tools. After a simple, one time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers to you the specialty site that best fits your profile."


Microbiology and Immunology On-line: This internet textbook covers all aspects of microbiology and immunology and is based on the course offered at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine for second year medical students.


Microbiology Network: "The Microbiology Network serves as a communication resource for the microbiologist. The objective of this service is to encourage communication within the microbiology and biotechnology community. This is accomplished by active promotion of microbiology related user's groups on the WWW, mail lists, forums, and file libraries. Strong area of interest in regulatory microbiology in the pharmaceutical, food, and personal care industries."


Molecular and Cellular Biology: The Harvard University department of Molecular and Cellular Biology selected links to bioscience resources on the internet.


Molecular Biology BBSRC Institute: A comprehensive index of links to bioscience categories prepared by the Molecular Biology Computing Support services.


Molecular Expressions Galleria: "The Molecular Expressions Galleria is your gateway to our numerous collections of photographs taken through a microscope." The photographs are available online through various scientific photo galleries.


PubMed: "PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources."


Resource for Research Microbiologists: Horizon Scientific Press provides a gateway to microbiology resources and related scientific subjects.

American Society for Microbiology: Information on Microbial Genomes and other available curriculum resources in microbiology. Click on "MicrobeLibrary" for a collection of online resources.


Big Picture Book of Viruses: "The Big Picture Book of Viruses is intended to serve as both a catalog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking more information about viruses."


Bioinformatics Educational Resource Glossary: Search for "common words found in the bioinformatics and molecular biology literature."


Cells Alive!: "This website represents over 25 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research. A stock video library provides producers with a range of subjects, and includes both live recording and computer animation. A variety of immune cells, bacteria, parasites, and aquatic organisms are available for licensing for educational, broadcast, and commercial use."


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Division of Parasitic Diseases: "Our goal is to use the Internet to strengthen diagnosis of parasitic diseases, both in the United States and abroad. The interactive and rapid exchange of information permitted by the Internet, allied with already available diagnostic reference resources, will enhance our capacity to address the global problem of parasitic diseases."


Citing Medicine: An online version in full text of the National Library of Medicine style guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, Second Edition 2007.


Department of Microbiology: "The Department of Microbiology is a collaborative laboratory operation between the Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) and Toronto Medical Laboratories (TML). Presently there are two laboratory sites; the Mount Sinai Hospital site at 600 University Ave. and the Toronto Medical Laboratories site at 222 Elm Street. (Toronto Medical Laboratories is a partnership between the University Health Network and MDS Inc.)."


Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Portland Press Limited "is a not-for-profit publisher of journals and books in the cellular and molecular life sciences."


Introduction to Infectious Diseases: Free full-text PDF available to read online or download, authored by Shira Shafir, PhD, MPH, published January 24, 2008.


Microbial World: "The site is intended to provide a Microbiology resource for students and teachers. Any material on this site can be downloaded and used freely (with acknowledgement of the source) for educational purposes. However, the author and other contributors retain the copyright for all other purposes."


National Center for Biotechnology Information: "Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease."


National Human Genome Research Institute: "Now, with the human genome sequence complete since April 2003, scientists around the world have access to a database that greatly facilitates and accelerates the pace of biomedical research."


Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man: "This database is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere, and developed for the World Wide Web by NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information. The database contains textual information and references. It also contains copious links to MEDLINE and sequence records in the Entrez system, and links to additional related resources at NCBI and elsewhere."


Unseen Life on Earth: A Introduction to Microbiology: Produced in 1999, this is Annenberg Media's 12-part telecourse that introduces concepts in microbiology. Each video runs approximately 30 minutes and can be watched free online. Produced by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Baker and Simon Associates, the series was developed around curriculum standards that have been endorsed by ASM, including microbial cell biology, diversity, genetics, evolution, ecology and interactions with other organisms, including humans.